B.C. Muncipal Elections: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

B.C. Muncipal Elections: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Dermod Travis  11.17.2014
Saturday was a good day for local democracy in B.C. As one person noted online: "First time in my life I've had to wait to vote in a local...
BC Ferries Cuts Threatening Local Businesses: Study

BC Ferries Cuts Threatening Local Businesses: Study

CP  11.17.2014
VICTORIA - British Columbia's mid-Coast region has been hit hard by government ferry service cuts that threaten to turn the community of...
B.C. Tax Rates A Win For Canuck Fans

B.C. Tax Rates A Win For Canuck Fans

Jordan Bateman  11.17.2014
This revenue -- which doesn't include corporate taxes, property taxes, sales tax or a myriad of other taxes B.C. residents are charged...
We Are All Directly Affected By Kinder Morgan's Proposal

We Are All Directly Affected By Kinder Morgan's Proposal

Chris Genovali  11.17.2014
What do you love about B.C.'s Fraser River, the Gulf Islands, and the Salish Sea? What are your concerns for the future of the Salish Sea...
The 4 Most Important Years In Richmond's Future Start Now

The 4 Most Important Years In Richmond's Future Start Now

Ramesh Ranjan  11.17.2014
I worked for one of the campaigns and while things can get heated on the campaign trail, once the election has passed, you put your banners...
New B.C. Mayors Win Exciting Races

New B.C. Mayors Win Exciting Races

Andree Lau  11.16.2014
There were a few surprises in Saturday's civic elections in B.C., with some mayoral upsets and one supposedly close race that turned out...
Jumbo Was The Only B.C. Municipality That Didn't Vote

Jumbo Was The Only B.C. Municipality That Didn't Vote

Gerry Taft  11.16.2014
On Saturday, when every other town in B.C. voted for new municipal leaders, there was no voting in Jumbo, a "small town" with no residents...
Gregor Robertson Wins 3rd Term As Vancouver Mayor

Gregor Robertson Wins 3rd Term As Vancouver Mayor

CP  11.16.2014
VANCOUVER - Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson won re-election Saturday, soundly defeating his main opponent despite indications late in...
Vancouver Voters Pack Polling Stations Amid Tight Mayoral Race

Vancouver Voters Pack Polling Stations Amid Tight Mayoral Race

Andree Lau  11.16.2014
The voting day lineup at Mount Pleasant Community Centre. Vancouver voters showed much more interest in civic politics this year, with...
Is 'Change' Really Coming to Vancouver City Hall?

Is 'Change' Really Coming to Vancouver City Hall?

Mike Klassen  11.14.2014
It has become clear to me that public opinion has swung hard against Gregor Robertson's team. If their opponents could match Vision's base...
'One Dude' Can Speak Up For Vancouver's Many Voices

'One Dude' Can Speak Up For Vancouver's Many Voices

RJ Aquino  11.14.2014
Coters have been asking me, "What can one councillor do at Vancouver City Hall? How can you make a difference?" I am, after all, the lone...
Don't Know Who To Vote For In Surrey? Check Out This List!

Don't Know Who To Vote For In Surrey? Check Out This List!

Alex Sangha  11.13.2014
The citizens of Surrey have an opportunity to elect candidates who will put the best interests of the residents and people first. Wow!...
Vision Vancouver Minority With Strong NPA, Green Opposition Is Ideal City Council

Vision Vancouver Minority With Strong NPA, Green Opposition Is Ideal City Council

Sandy Garossino  11.13.2014
Vision has squandered a great deal of the public confidence that returned it to power in 2011, and it's lost a good deal of mine. My recommendation,...
Mission Mayor Files Defamation Suit Over Emails Alleging Sex Scandal

Mission Mayor Files Defamation Suit Over Emails Alleging Sex Scandal

CBC  11.13.2014
Four emails alleging sexual impropriety by a civic official are at the centre of controversy and a court battle over defamation. Last...